El Gouna FC

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El Gouna FC
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Full nameEl Gouna Football Club
نادي الجونة لكرة القدم
Nickname(s)The Gounies
Short nameGOU, GFC
Founded2003; 18 years ago (2003)
GroundEl Gouna Stadium
Capacity14,000
ChairmanSamih Sawiris
ManagerReda Shehata
LeagueEgyptian Premier League
2019–20Egyptian Premier League, 13th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

El Gouna Football Club (Arabic: نادي الجونة لكرة القدم‎), is an Egyptian association football club based in El Gouna, Hurghada, Egypt. The club currently plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the highest league in the Egyptian football league system.

The club's first league season was in the Egyptian Fourth Division in 2003–04, where they achieved their first title and secured the promotion to the Egyptian Third Division. In the next season of the Third Division, 2004–05, El Gouna accomplished the same feat and promoted to the Egyptian Second Division. In the 2008–09 season of the Second Division the club managed to promote to the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in the club's history.

The team ended the 2017-18 campaign finishing top of the Egyptian Second Division (Group A) after their 1–0 away win against Al Salam on 11 April 2018. El Gouna will play in the Premier League for the fifth time in the club's history, having played four seasons in the top flight before with the 2014–15 season being the most recent.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 15 September 2021

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Egypt EGY Mahmoud El Gharabawy
2 GK Egypt EGY Islam Tarek
3 DF Egypt EGY Mostafa El Safty
4 DF Egypt EGY Mahmoud El Gazzar
FW Egypt EGY Khaled Kamar
5 DF Egypt EGY Louay Wael (2nd captain)
MF Ethiopia ETH Shimelis Bekele
7 FW Egypt EGY Mahmoud Shabrawy
8 MF Egypt EGY Amr Abdelfattah
9 FW Egypt EGY Mohamed Ragab
10 MF Egypt EGY Islam Roshdi
12 MF Egypt EGY Ahmed Amer
13 DF Cameroon CMR Jonathan Ngwem
14 MF Egypt EGY Nour El Sayed (captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 FW Egypt EGY Mohamed Abdelgawad
MF Egypt EGY Kareem Tarek
17 MF Egypt EGY Amr Barakat
18 MF Egypt EGY Islam Abdelnaim
19 FW Egypt EGY Mohamed Nasser
20 DF Uganda UGA Allan Kyambadde
23 DF Egypt EGY Mohamed Naguib
MF Egypt EGY Mohamed Rizk
30 DF Egypt EGY Amr El Saadawy
33 DF Egypt EGY Zeyad El Geushy
44 MF Egypt EGY Islam Tamer
66 GK Egypt EGY Karim Nabil
DF Egypt EGY Amro Tarek

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
No. Pos. Nation Player

Managers[edit]

  • Egypt Ismail Youssef (November 1, 2007 – October 2, 2010)
  • Egypt Anwar Salama (October 10, 2010 – April 12, 2013)
  • Germany Rainer Zobel (April 12, 2013 – July 12, 2015)
  • Germany Stefan Florian Rieger (June 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)
  • Egypt Hesham Zakareya (July 1, 2017 – November 27, 2018)
  • Egypt Hamada Sedki (November 28, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  • Egypt Reda Shehata (June 30, 2019 – July 9, 2019) (Caretaker)
  • Serbia Nebojša Milošević (July 9, 2019 – 10 December 2019)
  • Egypt Reda Shehata (10 December 2019 – 25 December 2019) (Caretaker)
  • Portugal Pedro Barny (27 December 2019 – 14 September 2020)
  • Egypt Reda Shehata (14 September 2020 – Present)

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